Post Tagged with: "Midland"

Where to shop this Record Store Day

Where to shop this Record Store Day

By Michael Piwowarski, photojournalist Since 2007, Record Store Day has internationally celebrated thousands of independently owned record stores. On April 21, vinyl enthusiasts in the area will have the chance to go to these participating record stores in the Tri-Cities and take advantage of specials, RSD exclusive releases, contests, live performances and more. The Electric Kitsch, 917 Washington Ave. in […]

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Tri-City Hotspot: Live Oak Coffeehouse

Tri-City Hotspot: Live Oak Coffeehouse

By: Carter Houtman, reporter Since its opening in January of 2017, Live Oak Coffeehouse’s parking lot has always been packed and the baristas have been working nonstop to make the coffee shop a place that is as welcoming as it is exciting. At 711 Ashman St. in Midland, Live Oak is in a prime location. Photos by Kelly. Live Oak […]

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Delta College brings ‘New Clothes for the Emperor’ to stage

Delta College brings ‘New Clothes for the Emperor’ to stage

By: Joe Thornton, reporter Delta College’s theater department is bringing the comedic play “New Clothes for the Emperor” to the stage for its spring production. The show is being co-directed by Delta College Professors Dr. Beth Heyart and Judy Gonzalez. “New Clothes for the Emperor” is an adaptation of the classic “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen, offering […]

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Midland play is anything but normal

Midland play is anything but normal

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. Local theater troupe, Passion Theatre, brought a Pulitzer Prize–winning play to Midland and gave a performance that showed exactly why “Next to Normal” deserved the award. “‘Next to Normal’ has been our dream show for this group since I was 16. We finally decided to go through with it, and it has been the most difficult, […]

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State of the Art – Local poetry

State of the Art – Local poetry

By Jack Rechsteiner, managing editor. I was one of nearly 75 people gathered together at Counter Culture in Saginaw on a Tuesday night. Under cozy, dim lighting numerous patrons of the arts from all over the area filled the venue until it was standing room only – and even then people were pouring out into the room next to the stage. […]

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‘Disenchanted’ takes female power to a new level

‘Disenchanted’ takes female power to a new level

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief If you’ve never heard of “Disenchanted,” I would describe it as a big “f**k you” to the men who wrote the original Disney classic princess tales. Nothing made me happier to see that the cast of six women expressing the thoughts that every woman thinks of when watching these old-school musicals. Why does the prince always […]

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Collegiate Reviews It: Fusion 1 Cafe

Collegiate Reviews It: Fusion 1 Cafe

Upon entering the Fusion 1 Cafe, members of the Delta Collegiate complained of hunger. We were excited for the journey ahead: all you can eat sushi.

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Local teen hospitalized after apparent murder-suicide

By Aubrie Smith, co-editor-in-chief MIDLAND, MI – A Midland High School teen is currently being hospitalized in Grand Rapids after an apparent murder-suicide, allegedly conducted by her stepfather, Jan. 6. According to MLive, the incident happened just before 10 p.m. on I-96, leaving locals Lisa Somers, 50, and Dave Somers, 51, dead. Midland teen Amedy Dewey was shot but has […]

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Dow Gardens Fall Walk attendees chat and enjoy refreshments while waiting for Valentiger to start playing music. Oct. 27, 2017. Midland, Mich. (Delta Collegiate/Jaylie Dice)

Dow Gardens hosts family events for fall and winter

By Jessica Sierocki, co-editor-in-chief MIDLAND – With a crisp fall breeze swaying through the trees, community members followed a lantern-lit path through Dow Gardens as part of its yearly Fall Walk. Visitors were able to purchase locally made donuts, cider and caramel apples from Hemlock’s Jacques Orchard. Dow Gardens will be featuring other holiday-themed events in the next few months. […]

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“Beauty and the Beast” hits the Midland stage

“Beauty and the Beast” hits the Midland stage

By Jessica Sierocki, photo editor. The cast of “Beauty and the Beast” dance into the audience’s hearts during the group number “Be Our Guest.” (Photo Courtesy/Midland Center for the Arts)   The iconic live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” had just hit theaters, so there was no better time for Midland Center for the Arts (MCFTA) to put on its […]

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